This Day In U2 History

December 16

U2 History on this Day

  • U2’s first performance in Norway. (1982)
  • “Philips DCC Presents: Zoo TV” is an hour-long TV special that airs on the MTV Network after its earlier debut on Fox. (1992)
  • U2 take four days to film the video for “Sometimes You Can’t Make it on Your Own“ in Dublin. Today they film on Grafton Street. (2004)
  • Four days are spent filming the mini-film for “Every Breaking Wave“ in Belfast. U2 are not present. (2015)

All Releases Containing U2 on This Day

U2 Shows on This Day

  • 1982: unknown, Oslo, Norway [U2]
  • 1984: Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA, USA [U2]
  • 1988: RTÉ Television Centre, Dublin, Ireland [U2]

    U2 perform “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” on The Late, Late Show.

  • 1989: Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany [U2]
  • 2011: O2, Dublin, Ireland [Bono]

    Bono joins Imelda May in concert to sing “Desire” and “Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)”.

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